Barbed Hinges for Fine Boxes
They're inexpensive, easy to install and quite respectable.
This article provides tips for installing barbed hinges, or slot hinges, which are ideal for use with contemporary box designs because they are relatively goof-proof and, once they’re installed, you see only the barrel. Drawings and step-by-step instruction show how to lay out a vertical slot and an angled slot, and how to install the hinges. This type of hinge requires special tools, and the author details them.
From Fine Woodworking #140